Question: We can attain Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa by the mercy of Lord Gaurāṅga. What about those who live in Vṛindāvana? They all love Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa, but not so much about Gaura-Nitāi. Is it necessary for them to take shelter of Gaura Nitāi?

Guru Maharaj: The six Gosvāmīs, they had taken shelter of Lord Caitanya. Therefore, they developed natural love for Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. Nitāi Gaura give their mercy so that you can awaken your natural love for Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. Staying in Vṛindāvana, you get 1000 times...

Question: Hare Krishna Guru Maharaj: There are two days on which Janmashtami falls in some places in India. If someone follows the other day, not the Vaisnava day, will they get the same benefit? Anuttama Gandarvika devi dasi.

Guru Maharaj: Cannot say they will get the same benefit. Since in the puranas it says if the ashtami is with the saptami, this and that, it is not the same, as ashtami is with Rohini. One has to see astronomically. Certainly Krishna is a Person, and as far as they are...

Question: (question presented by one of the hosts, HG Jagannatha Kirtananda das)You are seen as Prabhupada man. All the instructions that Srila Prabhupada gave you, you are taking to heart and you are trying to do that diligently throughout. So the question is how can we all become more like that and become Prabhupada men and women to really get that closeness to Srila Prabhupada?

Guru Maharaj: This is  how to question! The whole process of Krishna consciousness is bringing us closer to Guru and Gauranga. I remember in the Ardha Kumbha Mela in 1971, in Allahabad, Srila Prabhupada was discussing how achieving devotional service was very rare,...